Hyderabad, July 22: Illegal abattoirs are causing pollution at Amberpet, New Bhoiguda and Gowlipura localities. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation authorities (GHMC) have claimed that over 700 cases were booked in the last three months and Rs 1.5 lakh fine was collected from the violators.

Hyderabad has submitted a wish list worth Rs 20,017 crore to MoUD, under JNNURM. The ministry's central sanctioning and monitoring committee has approved Rs 379 crore and released Rs 33.22 crore as the first instalment.

• About 70 residents of Alice Springs, Australia met on September 1, 2005 and voted to keep their community radio station 8 CCC on the air. The station operates out of Charles Darwin University, which has clashed with station management over content.

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